Trains teenagers to act according to the rules of proper social etiquette. Promotes proper behavior as a means of gaining social poise and self-assurance. This film seems clearly to be a document from the postwar "behavior offensive," aimed at retraining adolescents to learn to be kids once again after experiencing premature adulthood during World War II. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Teenagers
We learn about the blasting caps and their danger to kids. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC . favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topic: boom!
Our animated hero questions his sanity after blowing his top and driving his car into a police station. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC . favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: animation, mental hygiene
Santa magically creates a Punch and Judy puppet show to the delight of children at a Christmas party. WARNING! Parents may wish to watch this before exposing innocent eyes to the comic brutality of a Punch and Judy puppet show from the late 1940s - including some very non-PC scenes. Punch & Judy professor/historian Geoff Felix describes the film: The value of this film is that it is a record of a performance by George Prentice whose Punch and Judy show achieved great popularity in Variety... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 19 reviews ) Topics: Santa, puppet chaos, senseless violence
In this corporate-sponsored cartoon, Martian dissidents learn that oil and competition are the two things that make America great. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 24 reviews ) Topics: Economics, Oil industry, Advertising: Animation
Perhaps one of the most disturbing films in the Prelinger collection. Do you really want to see your meat being prepared? favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 29 reviews ) Topics: Food industry: Meat production, Minnesota (History and culture), Animals: Pigs